Corrupt packets with ath5k

From: JA MagallÃn
Date: Wed Feb 20 2013 - 14:58:40 EST

Hi all...

I have a strange problem with latest kernels. When I update my netbook
I get many "Installation failed, bad rpms:" mesages. First I thougt
that the oldie cheap ssd was failing (it is an Aspire AOA110).
But the updates work always fine when plugged to ethernet.

Now i tried to copy a couple RPMS via ssh over wifi and got:

mplayer-1.1-11.r35916.1.mga3.tainted.i586.rpm 100% 2192KB 2.1MB/s 00:00
Received disconnect from 2: Packet corrupt
lost connection

Hardware/driver are these:

03:00.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR242x / AR542x Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) (rev 01)
Subsystem: Foxconn International, Inc. Device e008
Kernel driver in use: ath5k

Ist that hardware failing ? Is driver failing ? Other laptop/androids
update fine with the router via wifi.
Any idea ?

I currently have 3.8.0, distro build.


J.A. Magallon <jamagallon()ono!com> \ Winter is coming...
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